Information Security Operations Manager

Job Description

Tower Research Capital, a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks an Information Security Operations & Monitoring Manager.

This role will leverage your technical and people skills and offers a unique opportunity to shape and grow our global security culture.

Key responsibilities: 

  • This is a hands-on role to lead and build a SOC team that functions across all of Tower’s lines of trading businesses.
  • Improve the coverage, and depth of threat intelligence collection and threat management.
  • Analyze security system logs and data, hunt for unidentified threats and investigate security alarms, identify anomalies and items that could be of security relevance or importance.
  • Design and report on meaningful security analytics that demonstrates the volume of issues/alerts that are incoming on a monthly basis. 
  • Define Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Perform audit logging, review and retention of users, applications, networks, systems.
  • Monitor users, applications, networks, systems, and access to physical assets.
  • Manage Cyber/Information security vulnerabilities through scanning, analysis and disposition of vulnerabilities.
  • Manage user endpoint security solutions, monitor usage and leverage of solutions, detect, analyze and eliminate viruses and other threats.
  • Manage Information Security ticket Queue through accept, triage, assign and disposition of reported suspicious events and security incidents.
  • Manage the creation, design and documentation of related processes, procedures and playbooks to support the company to reduce risk and vulnerability exposure.
  • Analyze Tech, Product, and IT Team requirements and provide objective advice on the use of IT security requirements and controls. Define, design and implement security measures as needed.
  • Assist with analysis and process improvement ideas for identified security issues. Take initiative to create solutions.
  • Provide off-hours support as required.

Qualifications: 

  • In-depth knowledge of security concepts in various security domains including authentication, access control, security monitoring, vulnerability management, intrusion detection/prevention, endpoint security, network and cloud security.
  • Hands-on implementation experience in deploying, maintaining and administering security technologies including SSO, PAM, EDR, Firewalls & IDS, DLP, FIM, Reverse Proxies, SIEM, CASB, MDM, Vulnerability Scanning, Endpoint & Patch Management.
  • 3+ years of experience leading engineering or operations technical teams.
  • 5+ years of experience in Security Operations/Engineering performing security analysis and investigations, incident response, and analysis.
  • 7+ years of experience with Linux/network/cloud technologies.
  • Experience with scripting tools (e.g. Bash, Python, Powershell, etc.).
  • Experience with code repositories and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Expertise in writing run books, procedures, processes, policies.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize competing demands.
  • Sense of ownership and pride in the quality of work.
  • Great collaboration and communication skills.
  • You love threat hunting.
  • Hands on experience in forensic investigations.
  • Extensive experience with Azure Sentinel / log integrations / SOAR design.
  • Application Security experience.
  • Great to have: CISSP, CCSP, GCP or AWS security certifications.

Benefits

Tower continues to enhance the in-house trading system and strategies that have positioned the firm as a leader in the thriving field of quantitative trading. While Tower offers challenges and rewards rivaling those of any Wall Street firm, Tower’s cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  • 5 weeks of paid vacation per year
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Cab facility within Gurgaon
  • Health club allowances

Tower Research Capital is an equal opportunity employer.